Hall of famer
‘HALL OF FAMER.’ Wilcon Depot Inc. founder and chairman Emeritus William Belo, a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) class 1973, was recently inducted into the Thomasian engineer hall of fame for entrepreneurship by the UST faculty of engineering. A bachelor of science in electronics engineering graduate, Belo was recognized for “embodying the ideals of UST and showing the world what it means to be a Thomasian engineer from UST.” He established Wilcon Depot - the home improvement and construction supply retailer for industry professionals, home enthusiasts and homeowners nationwide. Shown in photo are Belo (5th from right) receiving the award from the UST faculty of engineering officials: Rev. Fr. Roberto L. Luanzon Jr., O.P., regent, (4th from right); professor and dean Philipina A. Marcelo, Ph.D. (2nd from right); asst. professor Rhoderick Asis; asst. dean (left); and engr. Jerenato Alfante, president of the UST engineering alumni association Inc. (2nd from left) with Wilcon Depot Inc. officials: president and CEO Lorraine Belo- Cincochan (3rd from left); chief financial officer and treasurer Mark Andrew Belo (4th from left); and executive vice president and chief product officer Careen Belo (left).